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This blog was updated on a daily basis for about two years, with those daily entries ceasing on December 31, 2013. The blog is still active, however, and we hope that people stopping in, who find something lacking, will add to the daily entries.

The blog still receives new posts as well, but now it receives them on items of Wyoming history. That has always been a feature of the blog, but Wyoming's history is rich and there are many items that are not fully covered here, if covered at all. Over time, we hope to remedy that.

You can obtain an entire month's listings by hitting on the appropriate month below, or an individual day by hitting on that calendar date.

We hope you enjoy this site.

Saturday, August 24, 2013

August 24

1842  John C. Fremont's raft capsizes in the rapids in what is now Fremont Canyon, dumping most of his party's scientific instruments.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

1865  Emma Howell Knight, the University of Wyoming’s first dean of women, born in Millbrook, Ontario, Canada.

1865  Companies C and D of the 5th U. S. Volunteers (Galvanized Yankees) relieved the 6th Michigan cavalry at Ft. Reno.

1944 It was reported that the tragedy of war struck a Hanna couple for the second time, as news was reported of their loss of a second son in the war.  Attribution:  Wyoming State Historical Society.

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